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Guidance counselors: We need them more than ever

There’s nothing so personal. So painful. So well-hidden as mental illness. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 7-13. We need more school guidance counselors to support our most vulnerable students. More…

Want to be heard? Speak out with your vote!

The well-rounded education that all students deserve includes a deep appreciation for citizenship and its core right and responsibility: voting. With National Voter Registration Day just around the corner (Tuesday, September 25), the NEA is encouraging members to advocate for—and hold—voter registration drives in public high schools. Like the saying goes: Not voting actually is voting. It’s voting to give away your voice and your power. More…

What does Labor Day mean to NEA members? Organize…Organize…Organize!

I love Labor Day celebrations. The parades. The end-of-the-summer barbecues signaling autumn’s approach. Paying homage to the legendary leaders whose activism won the rights working people have now.  All of it reminds me of how far we’ve come…and how tenuous our achievements are, especially when protections and workers’ rights we’ve taken for granted for decades More…

When it comes to STEM, count girls in!

A new book, Count Girls In: Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open Up a World of Opportunity, offers advice to families for raising “authentic young women who have the confidence to put STEM to work in the way that best serves them and their passions.” More…